This article explains how to integrate the Built for Teams calendar with an external calendar like Outlook or Google Calendar.

1. Copy the iCal URL

  1. Click the Share button on your Built for Teams calendar.
  2. From the list of available iCal feeds, click the "Copy URL" link next to the feed that contains the calendar information you wish to share with an external calendar.

Note that only administrators have access to this area of Built for Teams. Employees will have to obtain these links from an administrator.

To manage your list of iCal feeds, follow the instructions in this article or by viewing this video.

2. Paste the iCal URL into your external calendar

Depending on the calendar you use and its version, the steps for how to add a calendar using a link may vary. You should be able to add to any calendar, but you might need to search online for additional instructions. 

For Microsoft Outlook 365: See Video

  1. Open your Outlook calendar.
  2. Click on Add Calendar.
  3. Select "From Internet"
  4. Paste the iCal link from Built for Teams into the "Link to Calendar" field.

For a Web Version of Microsoft Outlook: See Video

  1. Open your Outlook calendar.
  2. Click on Discover Calendars.
  3. Select "From Web."
  4. Past the iCal link form Built for Teams into the "Link to the Calendar" field.

For Google Calendar: See Video

  1. Open your Google calendar.
  2. Click the arrow next to "Other Calendars".
  3. Click on "Add by URL".
  4. Paste the iCal link from Built for Teams into the field.

Note: Because Google and Outlook determine how often to synchronize external calendar data, new PTO requests may take up to 24 hours to show on your calendar. To see real-time PTO requests and approvals go to your Built for Teams calendar.

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